Simple Illustrated Instructions to Make a Splendid Origami Swan

Origami Swan Instructions
A swan is said to be symbolic of eternal love which is why, origami swans make an appearance as decorations at weddings and anniversaries. Origami swans are amongst the most popular forms of folded paper art. Learn how to make an origami swan with these steps.
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Last Updated: May 9, 2018
The ever graceful and pure swan, is symbolic of eternal love which is why, you are sure to find them as center pieces at weddings and anniversary parties. A swan is also symbolic of the passage of life and hence becomes an important feature at graduation ceremonies and other such life passages.
Coming back to our origami swans, they are popular amongst many because they are relatively easy to make. The traditional origami swan for instance, is made from a single sheet of elegantly folded paper. You can start by experimenting with small sheets of paper before, you master the art and make a 3-D swan.
You can start by using plain white paper to make your swan. However, it is not a compulsion to use plain sheets of paper to create this graceful bird. You can add dimension and color to your swan by using just about any kind of paper you get in hand. Let's get started then, grab your papers and begin...
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Remember, do not use a creased paper to try out origami. Always begin with a fresh piece of paper, if you want your craft to look neat.
Don't be disheartened if you do not get it right in the first attempt. Keep trying till your mission is accomplished. Make as many swans as you possibly can to decorate your home.